River Farm

River Farm is the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. Situated on 25 landscaped acres overlooking the Potomac river, it is an idyllic escape within the Washington, D.C. area. The picturesque property is also home to a Children’s Garden.   Entry to the property is FREE. It comprises a variety of themed gardens designed to stimulate children’s interest in plants and nature. It offers a … Continue reading River Farm

ZooLights

ZooLights is coming to Smithsonian’s National Zoo Friday, November 23, 2018-Tuesday, January 1, 2019 from 5:00-9:00 pm, except December 24-25-31.  A $FREE (parking extra) event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with two dazzling laser light shows set to music! This … Continue reading ZooLights

Favorite Things

Looking for gift ideas or just looking for items that may be useful when out exploring? Here are a few of our favorite things! On the go: CamelBak Water Bottles. The kids leak proof, easy to use bottles come with an amazing warranty, simply contact them if you need any replacement parts and they will send them right away! G has recently started using a larger … Continue reading Favorite Things

Let’s Ride Around & Look At Lights

  Holly’s Tacky Christmas Lights provides an up to date, rated list to the best lights in town. The site provides a comprehensive list of addresses, maps, dates the lights will be on, and much more. This is our go to list when we are ready to ride around and look at lights! Our kids favorites… 2507 Fairview Drive, Alexandria 22306 takes the #1 spot … Continue reading Let’s Ride Around & Look At Lights

Tree Lighting Ceremonies

National Harbor, November 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm. This day-long ceremony features photos with Santa from 12 pm-2 pm, holiday music, at 4:45 pm you can watch a holiday movie “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” and at 5:30 pm the tree lighting and fireworks will take place. Tyson’s Corner, November 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Join Tysons Corner Center, Lance Bass from *NSYNC, 97.1- WASH-FM’s Chili & Toby, … Continue reading Tree Lighting Ceremonies